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The Sherburds
Added: Nov 25, 2021
 
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A history of the Sherburds - a family of Van Diemen's Land pioneers, whalers and master mariners descended from convicts and Norfolk Island settlers.

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Recovering Convict Lives - Port Arthur
Added: Nov 25, 2021
 
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An historical archaeology of the Port Arthur Penitentiary in Tasmania.

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No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca
Added: Aug 4, 2021
 
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The Rebecca Riots took place in Wales between 1839 and 1844 to protest primarily about excessive tolls imposed on travel across the Welsh countryside.

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The Convict Letter Writer
 
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The extraordinary story of a woman's journey from convict maid in Campbell Town to prosperity, status and wealth on the other side of the world.

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The Australian Convict Recipe Book
 
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This little cookbook includes 150 practical recipes from colonial Tasmanian times plus historical photographs, convict rules and rations and the unabridged story of Bessie Baldwin, convict cook to Governor Sir John Franklin.

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White Rag Burning
 
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The story of why almost 250 Irish women were transported to Van Diemen's land over a twelve year period for committing arson.

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Convict Lives at the Cascades Female Factory Volume 2
 
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The stories of 29 female convicts who spent time at Hobart's Cascades Female Factory.

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Convict Places - A Guide to Tasmanian Sites
 
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A guide to some of Tasmania's key convict sites, revealing their historic past as well as the remains that are still to be found today.

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Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory
 
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The story of the female convicts who lived and worked at the Launceston Female Factory.

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Voices from the Orphan Schools - the children's stories
 
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Nearly 6,000 children, many the children of convicts, passed through Van Diemen's Land (Tasmanian) Orphan Schools from 1828 to 1879. This book reveals some of their stories.

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Reverend George Eastman - The Convicts' Good Parson
 
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The story of a parson who believed that convicts in the later period of Van Diemen's Land's transportation era (1844-1870) could be reformed and who did all within his ability to help them achieve this lofty goal.

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Class Distinction - Hibernia, a social and maritime disaster
 
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Sailing to Australia, the Hibernia caught fire in the South Atlantic, her survivors rescued weeks later by a convict transport heading for Van Diemen's Land. This is the story of their time on board the Hibernia, in open boats mid atlantic before rescue and then subsequently what happened to them when landed in Hobart.

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Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory
 
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The stories of women convicts who served at the Ross Female Factory.

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